Friday, December 17, 2021

Several students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy were candidates for degrees at Fall Commencement ceremonies Dec. 17-18. 

Candidates for a doctorate degree in physics: 

Mohammad Alhusseini, Anindya Ghosh, and Kenneth Heitritter earned a Ph.D. in Physics in Summer 2021 and were honored at the Fall Commencement program.

Candidates for a master's degree in physics :

Jacob Richardson received an M.S. in Astronomy and Lifiana Somantri received an M.S. in Physics in Summer 2021.

Candidates for bachelor's degrees included: 

  • Chrissie Cruz (Applied Physics B.S.)
  • Ryan Parian (Physics B.A.)
  • Mitchell Strange (Physics B.A., Mathematics Minor)
  • Samantha Watkins (Physics B.S.)
  • Benjamin Christian (B.S.E Biomedical Engineering, Mathematics Minor, Physics Minor)
  • Kevin Rosenblum (B.S.E Mechanical Engineering, Physics Minor)

Yijing Zhou received a B.S. in Physics in Summer 2021.

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Kenneth Heitritter (center) and Cassandra Bogh (right) at the University of Iowa Ph.D. commencement Dec. 17, 2021. They were both hooded by Prof. Vincent Rodgers (left). 


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Austin "Hunter" Reaves and his advisor, Prof. Casey DeRoo at Master's commencement Dec. 17.